WASTE & RESOURCE RECOVERY

Haz waste trends upwards as domestic infrastructure lags

Haz waste trends upwards as domestic infrastructure lags

A new report shows Australia produced around 5.6 million tonnes of hazardous waste in 2014-15, a 30% increase from 2010-11.

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Central Coast awards tender

Central Coast awards tender

Central Coast Council has now awarded its 10-year waste and recycling contract, which expires next year.

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Investigation deemed best solution

Investigation deemed best solution

Following ABC's Four Corners program, Trashed, last week, the Queensland Premier has been quick to express her shock and horror at the extent of the movement of waste from NSW to Queensland. The state government has not only commenced a joint agency operation...

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Highlights of the National Waste Report 2016

Highlights of the National Waste Report 2016Lock icon

The new National Waste Report 2016 is now available on the website of the Department of the Environment and Energy.

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Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

EPA Victoria has commenced the removal of the infamous Stawell tyre stockpile, comprising millions of unused tyres in western Victoria that has sat dormant for close to a decade. Meanwhile, Green Distillations Technologies (GDT) has announced that its...

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Industry stakeholders meet to address waste management facility fires

Industry stakeholders meet to address waste management facility firesLock icon

A group of waste industry stakeholders recently met for the opportunity to contribute their views and thoughts on the issue of waste management facility fires - its direct and indirect consequences for the industry, as well as what can be done collectively...

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SV finds solutions for fines

SV finds solutions for fines

Sustainability Victoria is funding research into new uses for used glass, with teams of scientists developing new markets for glass fines that have traditionally been hard to recycle.

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A resourceful inquiry

A resourceful inquiryLock icon

The collection and recovery of waste is one of the major infrastructure challenges that Sydney will face over the next decade. Sydney is in need of a resource revolution and it appears industry and governments agree.

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Time for action: getting industry out of the corner

Time for action: getting industry out of the cornerLock icon

Last night, ABC's Four Corners "revealed" a number of "issues" in the waste sector, from interstate transportation to the stockpiling of glass. What the investigation "exposed" is certainly not news to the sector but it does raise some questions around...

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Innovative hub for advanced recycling proposed for Fyshwick

Innovative hub for advanced recycling proposed for FyshwickLock icon

An innovative and comprehensive hub for advanced recycling, resource recovery and a renewable energy generation facility has been proposed for Fyshwick, allowing Capital Recycling Solutions (CRS) to export recyclables and import extra rubbish by rail....

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